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REGISTRATION:

Below please find the walk in dates and the registration procedures for the Summer/Fall registration period, 2016. If you have questions, please send an email to bims@cvm.tamu.edu Thank you!

Walk in dates for registration: We will take sign ins starting at 8 with appointments starting at 8:30. We will quit sign ins at 11am. We will resume sign ins at 1, appointments will start at 1:30. We will quit sign ins at 3.

  • Graduating seniors in August 2016 or December 2016: March 24.
  • Honors, U4, student workers: April 1
  • U3: April 5
  • U2: April 7
  • U1: April 11
  • U4-U1: April 15.

NEW THIS SEMESTER: We are trying out group advising. These sessions will be a general advising session. Students will sign in on the group advising sign in sheet and wait to be called to MEDL 44. Students will then fill out their own advising form as we cover typical course requirements by classification and answer general advising questions. Students must have an advisor sign their advising sheet for their folder prior to leaving the session. Students who have questions particular to their degree plan or professional plan will be asked to sign in, after the group session, for personalized advising during the walk in times OR schedule a full 30 minute appointment with their advisor using the online system (linked at vetmed.tamu.edu/bims).Quick questions can be answered at this group session. The session times and days are listed below:

  • March 24: Honors, U4 and student workers.
    • GRADUATING SENIORS NEED A 1:1 advising appointment with an advisor. they may not participate in the group advising sessions. Session times: 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 1:30, 2:30. The first 60 students at each time will be taken.
  • April 1: U3: Session times: 9 and 3.
  • April 5: U3 students continued. Session times: 10 and 11
  • April 7: U2 students: Session time: 10
  • April 11: U2 and U1: Session time: 9, 11, 3
  • April 15: U2 and U1: Session time: 9 and 3

NOTE: The Q drop deadline is April 19, 2016. DO NOT WAIT if you know you need to drop. We will take drops on a walk in basis April 18 and 19 all day. You must KEEP the course if you are making a "C" or better in the class.

DONT FORGET:

  1. To fill out your LSA statement for the summer and ALSO for the Fall prior to registration.
  2. To enter CHEM lecture AND lab at the same time for registration.
  3. Degree planners for next year can be submitted NOW. Blocks will be put on Sept. 30, 2016. Go ahead and submit now and you will be finished until March, 2017.

Summer Internships:


BIMS office is closed 2/19/16 for a Work Day. Please email inquiries to BIMS@cvm.tamu.edu


Scholastic Probation and Suspension:

  1. Please see the attached for Probation and suspension rules for Biomedical Sciences: Scholastic Probation and Suspension
  2. For Scholastic Probation and Suspension rules for USVM, please visit our Concentration page.

Notification of Tracking Satisfactory Academic Progress: Standard for Degree Progress

STANDARD for SATISFACTORY DEGREE PROGRESS: College of Veterinary Medicine undergraduate students (BIMS and USVM) have the obligation to make satisfactory progress towards completion of all degree requirements. A minimum standard to measure degree progress requires satisfactory completion of 75% of attempted course credit hours each academic year. BIMS and USVM students are expected to take course work that applies towards the appropriate BIMS/USVM major.


Force Forms Are Going Online This Fall

Force forms will be online starting this fall. The link given will be available beginning November 12, 2015. Please submit force forms online this fall.


International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation

International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation (ISEF) awards International Livestock Congress travel fellowships each year to senior-level undergraduates and graduate students currently enrolled in accredited colleges of universities. Information can be found at the ISEF website.


Undergraduate Degree Planner

Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2015: You will be required to complete an undergraduate degree plan through Howdy.  This planner must be submitted and approved by Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.  If this is not completed, you will have a REGISTRATION hold placed on your account on October 1. This hold will prevent you from registering for classes for the Spring, 2017.  The degree planner function opens March 1, 2016 for this cycle.

Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2014 - You will be required to complete an undergraduate degree plan through Howdy.  This planner must be submitted AND approved by Friday, September 30. The degree planner function opens March 1, 2016 for this cycle. If this is not completed, you will have a REGISTRATION hold placed on your account on Thursday, October 1 until this is completed.  This hold will prevent you from register for classes for the Spring 2017 semester.

Students who started at Texas A&M Fall 2013 - You will be required to complete a yearly undergraduate degree plan through Howdy.  The submission window will open on March 1.  This planner must be submitted AND approved by Friday, September 30.  If this is not completed, you will have a REGISTRATION hold placed on your account on Thursday, October 1 until this is completed.  This hold will prevent you from register for classes for the Spring 2017 semester.

Undergraduate Degree Planner Help offered through Transition Academic Programs

Seniors Graduating Spring 2016

If you have not already done so, you will need to complete a degree audit with either Dr. Henry Huebner or Dave Kincaid as well as set up a pre-registration advising session before registering for your final semester(s) of coursework.  This can be completed in one advising appointment.

Schedule an Appointment With a BIMS Advisor

To schedule your appointment, please use the Online Appointment Scheduler.

Please do not make appointments after 5:00 pm for the next day. As our office closes at 5:00 pm, we will not have your folder pulled and your information gathered in time for the appointment. We thank you for this courtesy to our staff.